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by Iyengar, Sheena
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Includes bibliographical references (p. [287]-325) and index
Topics: Choice (Psychology), Decision making, Choice (Psychology), Decision making
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by David Eagleman
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Topics: SCIENCE / Life Sciences / Biology / General, Brain, Subconsciousness
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by Isaacson, Walter
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"FROM THE AUTHOR OF THE BESTSELLING BIOGRAPHIES OF BENJAMIN FRANKLIN AND ALBERT EINSTEIN, THIS IS THE EXCLUSIVE BIOGRAPHY OF STEVE JOBS. Based on more than forty interviews with Jobs conducted over two years--as well as interviews with more than a hundred family members, friends, adversaries, competitors, and colleagues--Walter Isaacson has written a riveting story of the roller-coaster life and searingly intense personality of a creative entrepreneur whose passion for perfection and...
Topics: Jobs, Steve, 1955-2011, Apple Computer, Inc, Computer engineers, Businesspeople, BIOGRAPHY &...
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by Gladwell, Malcolm, 1963-
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Originally published: New York : Little, Brown, 2008
Topics: Successful people, Success, Success
Includes index
Topics: Television programs, Mass media and propaganda, Popular culture, Liberalism, SOCIAL SCIENCE /...
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by Patchett, Ann
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A researcher at a pharmaceutical company, Marina Singh journeys into the heart of the Amazonian delta to check on a field team that has been silent for two years--a dangerous assignment that forces Marina to confront the ghosts of her past
Topics: Scientists, Medicine, Jungles, Scientists, Medicine, Jungles
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by Stephen Greenblatt
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Topics: Renaissance, Renaissance Science, Influence, Renaissance Philosophy, Modern Civilization
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by Wallach, Jeremy; Berger, Harris M., 1966-; Greene, Paul D
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Includes bibliographical references (p. [339]-366) and index
Topics: Heavy metal (Music), Music and globalization, Racism in popular culture
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Topics: Wainaina, Binyavanga, Authors, Kenyan
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by Johnson, Denis, 1949-
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"This novella was originally published, in slightly different form, in the Paris Review, 2002"--T.p. verso
Topic: Railroad construction workers
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by Ehrman, Bart D; Pleše, Zlatko
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Includes bibliographical references
Topics: Apocryphal Gospels, Apocryphal books (New Testament)
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by Jeffrey Eugenides
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by Chomsky, Noam; Barsamian, David; Naiman, Arthur
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Includes index
Topics: International economic relations, Relations internationales, Relations commerciales, Politique...
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by French, Patrick, 1966-
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Second only to China in the magnitude of its economic miracle and second to none in its potential to shape the new century, India is fast undergoing one of the most momentous transformations the world has ever seen. In this panoramic book, Patrick French chronicles that epic change, telling human stories to explain a larger national narrative. Melding on-the-ground reports with a deep knowledge of history, French exposes the cultural foundations of India's political, economic and social...
Includes bibliographical references (pages 573-636) and index
Topics: Protest songs, Musicians, Popular music, Popular music, Popular music
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by Murakami, Haruki, 1949-
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925 pages ; 24 cm
Topics: Man-woman relationships -- Fiction, FICTION -- Dystopian, FICTION -- Literary, FICTION -- Magical...
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by Umberto Eco
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Topics: FICTION / Historical, FICTION / Literary
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by Levin, Gail, 1948-
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Includes bibliographical references (pages 469-533) and index
Topics: Painters, ART / History / General, Painters' spouses, Biography, BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY /...
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by José Saramago
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Topics: Fiction, History of Biblical events, FICTION / Historical, Bible, FICTION / Literary
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by Nichols, Roger
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Includes bibliographical references and index
Topics: Music / General, General, Music, Music/Songbooks, Ravel, Maurice, 1875-1937, Composers
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by Thomas L. Friedman
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Topics: Creative ability, Education and state, Information technology
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by Ian W. Toll
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by Willis, Ellen; Aronowitz, Nona Willis, 1984-
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Chiefly essays originally published in The New Yorker magazine, 1968-1975
Topics: Rock music, Rock music
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by Leila Aboulela
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Topics: Family crises, Families, Family, History, Accidents, Sudanese, Fiction
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by Patchett, Ann
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Topics: Scientists, Medicine, Jungles
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by Bergreen, Laurence
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Includes bibliographical references and index
Topics: Columbus, Christopher, HISTORY / Expeditions & Discoveries, HISTORY / North America, Explorers,...
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by Steven Pinker
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Topics: Social aspects, Nonviolence, Violence, Psychological aspects
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by Brett-Surman, M. K., 1950-; Holtz, Thomas R., 1965-; Farlow, James Orville
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Includes index
Topic: Dinosaurs
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by Martin Scorsese
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by Ackroyd, Peter, 1949-; Malory, Thomas, Sir, 15th cent. Morte d'Arthur
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The Death of King Arthur -- The Tale of King Arthur. Merlin ; The knight with the two swords ; Arthur and Guinevere ; The wickedness of Morgan le Fay -- The adventures of Sir Lancelot Du Lake -- Tristram and Isolde. Isolde the fair ; Tristram's madness and exile ; Tristram and the Round Table ; The reunion of Tristram and Isolde -- The Adventure of the Holy Grail. The miracle of the Holy Grail ; The quest begins ; The quest goes on ; Lancelot and Galahad. The miracle of Galahad -- Lancelot and...
Topics: Arthur, King, Knights and knighthood, Britons
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by Yu Hua
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Includes bibliographical references, discography, and index
Topics: Lennon, John, 1940-1980, Rock musicians
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by Papachristou, Alexander
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Includes bibliographical references(p. 343-348)
Topics: Race discrimination, Criminal justice, Administration of
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by Joyce Carol Oates
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Topics: American Noir fiction, Fiction
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Topics: Quantum theory, Quantum theory
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by Toft, Monica Duffy, 1965-; Philpott, Daniel, 1967-; Shah, Timothy Samuel
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Includes bibliographical references (p. [247]-261) and index
Topic: Religion and international relations
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by Jonathan Brown
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Topics: Origin, History, Islam
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Includes bibliographical references (pages 307-323) and index
Topics: Urbanization, Cities and towns, Urban economics, Sociology, Urban, Urbanisation, Villes, Economie...
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by Edith Pearlman
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by Ovid, 43 B.C.-17 or 18 A.D; Slavitt, David R., 1935-; Ovid, 43 B.C.-17 or 18 A.D. Amores. English; Ovid, 43 B.C.-17 or 18 A.D. Heroides. English; Ovid, 43 B.C.-17 or 18 A.D. Remedia amoris. English
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Love poems (Amores) -- Letters (Heroides) -- Remedies (Remedia Amoris)
Topics: Ovid, 43 B.C.-17 or 18 A.D, Love poetry, Latin, Epistolary poetry, Latin
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by Mary S. Lovell
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Topics: Prime ministers, Family, Biography
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by Téa Obreht
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Topics: Women physicians -- Fiction, Orphanages -- Fiction, Grandparent and child -- Fiction, Family...
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by Dani Rodrik
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Includes bibliographical references (p. [663]-673, discography (p. [675]-707, and index
Topics: Lennon, John, 1940-1980, Rock musicians
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by Ian Kershaw
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Topics: Public opinion, Military leadership, World War, 1939-1945, Military Sociology, HISTORY / Europe /...
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by Bert Hölldobler
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by Naomi Benaron
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Topic: Fiction
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Includes bibliographical references and index
Topics: Vaccination of children, Vaccination of children, Vaccination of children, Vaccines, Attitude to...
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by Paul Scheffer
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Topics: Soziale Integration, Immigrants, Immigration, Ethnic relations, Multikulturelle Gesellschaft,...
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by Cole, Teju
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Topics: Nigerians, Identity (Psychology), Race
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by Onassis, Jacqueline Kennedy, 1929-1994; Schlesinger, Arthur M., (Arthur Meier), Jr. 1917-2007; Beschloss, Michael R; Kennedy, Caroline, 1957-
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Includes bibliographical references and index
Topics: Kennedy, John F. (John Fitzgerald), 1917-1963, Onassis, Jacqueline Kennedy, 1929-1994, Presidents,...
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by Bonnie Jo Campbell
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Topics: Voyages and travels, Death, Teenage girls, Fathers, Survival, River life, Fiction
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by Charles Baxter
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Topic: Short stories
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Topics: Criticism and interpretation, Influence
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by Andrew Roberts
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Topic: World War, 1939-1945
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by Jesmyn Ward
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by Ray Jayawardhana
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Topic: Extrasolar planets
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Preface: On hybridity and rereading -- Finding Atlantis, and growing into feminism. Becoming a feminist together, and apart: notes on collaboration and identity -- Finding Atlantis: thirty years of exploring women's literary traditions in English -- What do feminist critics want? or, A postcard from the volcano -- The education of Henrietta Adams -- A tarantella of theory: Hélène Cixous' and Catherine Clément's newly born woman -- Reflections on a (feminist) discourse of discourse, or...
Topics: American literature, Women and literature, Feminism and literature, Feminist literary criticism
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by Rose Eichenbaum
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Topics: Interviews, Actors, Acting
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Originally published: London : Faber and Faber, 2009
Topics: Politics and government, Social conditions, Description and travel, Moral conditions, History
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by Katherine Boo
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Topic: Urban poor
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by Ha Jin
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Topics: Self-actualization (Psychology) in women, Sino-Japanese War, 1937-1945, Women missionaries,...
Topics: Cato, Marcus Porcius, 234 B.C.-149 B.C, Latin prose literature
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Topics: Opposition (Political science), Exiles
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by White, Richard
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Topics: Land settlement, Railroads, American National characteristics, History
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by Joan Didion
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Topics: American Novelists, Biography
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Includes bibliographical references and index
Topics: Torture, Political prisoners, Prisoners of war, September 11 Terrorist Attacks, 2001, War on...
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by Saul Bellow
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by Andrew Krivak
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Topics: Soldiers, Fiction, World War, 1914-1918
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by Henry Kissinger
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Topics: World politics, Foreign relations, HISTORY / Asia / China
Includes bibliographical references (p. [249]-304) and index
Topics: Freud, Sigmund, 1856-1939, Halsted, William, 1852-1922, Freud, Sigmund, 1856-1939, Halsted,...
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Includes bibliographical references (p. [411]-426) and index
Topics: World War, 1914-1918, World War, 1914-1918, Soldiers, Conscientious objectors, Loyalty, World War,...
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Includes bibliographical references and index
Topic: Jewish philosophy
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by Elisheva Carlebach
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Topics: Judaism, Relations, Christianity, Ethnic relations, Time, Jewish calendar, Christianity and other...
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by Carl Phillips
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